an lived not in the city who dared to haul down the flag from over the City Hall.
The people-boys generally — were perfectly quiet until near the City Hall, when they began to give vent to their feelings by Hurrah for Jeff Davis!
Hurrah for Beauregard!
and the use of some angry language.--Editors. The mob tired itself out, and no longer threatened such violence as on the 26th.
On the 29th Farragut decided that the time had come for him to take formal possession of the city; he felt that s. took it to the floor below and handed it to Captain Bell, who on our return to the
Scene at the City Hall — hauling down the State flag.
The local papers spoke of the State flag on the City I-all at the time as the Lone Star flag.
General Beauregard, in a letter to Admiral Preble, in 1872, says this flag was adopted in 1861 by the State Convention of Louisiana.
It had thirteen stripes, four blue, six white, and three red, commencing at the top, with the colors as written.
The Union w